Bethlehem Press

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Article By: Debbie Galbraith

Thursday, August 4, 2016 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Opinion

I worry about the children growing up in this nation during this time of uncertainty.

One cannot turn on the television today without hearing about shooting deaths and name-calling ads or events by the presidential candidates and their staff members.

As much as parents and grandparents try to shelter children from this negativity, I’m convinced the young ones still hear some of what is said on television or the Internet, even if they are in the other room playing.

Drug education, prevention program offered tonight

Monday, May 2, 2016 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Parents, guardians and members of the Salisbury community are invited to a heroin and opioid prevention education program 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 4 in the Salisbury HS auditorium.

The program is presented by The Center for Humanistic Change and a version of the program was presented to all students at the high school April 18 and 22.

The adult version will include the same material as well as a visual of household items being used to support the drug use which can be a tool for early intervention.

Whitehall man marks pastoral milestone

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

The Rev. Stephen Emick, pastor for spiritual formation and discipleship at First Presbyterian Church of Allentown (FPCA), 3231 W. Tilghman St., recently celebrated 25 years of ordained ministry.

Now in his 26th year, Emick, of Whitehall, reflects on his career and the future of the church.

Originally from Scranton, Emick graduated from high school and thought he would pursue a career in music.

He attended Marywood University in Scranton and fell into communication arts, receiving his bachelor of arts in communication arts/radio and television.